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Michael Baxter

Michael Baxter



Michael Baxter

Michael Baxter



Since 2006, Michael Baxter has helped Georgia CORE define and present itself in a wide range of communications. His work with the organization began with developing the graphic identity and tagline, and he has played a key role in shaping the story of Georgia CORE’s impact and value – both in narrative and through visual communication.

As principal of a Decatur, Ga.-based creative firm, Michael helps nonprofit organizations, public policy groups and companies communicate more effectively. Similar to Georgia CORE, he has worked with the Georgia Research Alliance, Emory Winship Cancer Center and the Georgia Cancer Coalition, and he brings 26 years of experience in the education, nonprofit and private sectors. Michael also served as the first communications director for the CDC Foundation, where he launched a communication program to engage target constituent groups in the vital work of CDC scientists.

About Us

Racism is a malignancy: Ibram X. Kendi reflects on his cancer experience

After receiving a stage 4 colon cancer diagnosis, author Ibram X. Kendi sought consultation at two hospitals located a mile apart. The first hospital served white and wealthy people. The second treated Blacks and the working class.


Lung Cancer Screening During the COVID-19 Pandemic

GASCO encourages all our members and members of the survivorship community to view the new video produced by the Medical Association of Georgia as the November offering of their "Top Docs" program.


 Screening & Genetics

Georgia Tech’s Durham picked to lead cancer organization

Lynn Durham has been named the new president and CEO of Georgia CORE. Durham, currently Georgia Tech vice president for institute relations, will replace Nancy Paris, who has led Georgia CORE since its inception and is retiring.



Georgia CORE and partners win five-year grant for colorectal cancer prevention

The CDC-funded program will bring colorectal screening, navigation and colonoscopies to 15,000 people in southeast and southwest Georgia.


Nancy Paris elevates cancer treatment and research in Georgia

Nancy Paris has served as president and CEO of Georgia CORE since its creation in 2005. At the end of the year, she will be retiring after spending her entire career in healthcare, during which she focused on addressing community health issues including homelessness, HIV/AIDS and rural health.


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Advancing Cancer Care through Partnerships and Innovation

Georgia CORE is a public-private partnership that creates collaboration among the state’s cancer organizations and institutions to connect more Georgians to quality, personalized cancer care. We welcome you to this one-of-a-kind online information center for all things related to cancer and survivorship care in Georgia.